Dawna - posted on 07/18/2012 ( 122 moms have responded )
Ladies I need some advice in a big way, a couple of months ago I started babysitting the upstairs neighbors 4 year old boy. To help them out I did not charge them anything, As time went by this little boy started choking my cat, he kicked my dog, grabbed her snout and stuffed his fingers up her nose, pulled her tail, and tried to stand on top of her. He also had incidents with 16 month old baby. He would take his juice cup and put on a shelf then when max would try to get it the little boy would take a pillow and put in front of him to prevent him from reaching his juice cup. He also pushed my kid into a wooden bed railing for no reason. He would purposely give my kid his toys then take them away and start yelling at the baby about him having his toy. It is just one thing after another with this kid. When I tried to tell to the parents about this they got angry and said I was singling their child out, that he had been through a lot, and he is a kid what do I expect? We were friends before this but now it like the Hatfield and the McCoy s, they let there kid run amok upstairs now and the noise level since this happen is awful. Am I crazy this does not seem like normal behavior to me. They have accused of not raising any kids before our baby so I have no knowledge to base my opinion on.